Archive of May 11, 2011

Hackers knock Mexican bishops' website offline

May 11, 2011 - 06:02 pm .- The website for the Mexican bishops' conference was knocked offline after a cyber attack was launched against it.

Pro-life ‘victory’ as Indiana law cuts all Planned Parenthood funding

May 11, 2011 - 04:19 pm .- Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels signed into law a bill that cuts Planned Parenthood state funding and adds other restrictions on abortion.

Italian priest honored for sheltering Jews during WWII

May 11, 2011 - 01:24 pm .- An Italian priest was posthumously awarded with a top honor for protecting a Jewish family from Nazi persecution in World War II.

In Toowoomba, legacy of 'Bishop Bill' is confusion and one new priest in 18 years

May 11, 2011 - 11:38 am .- Norm and Mavis Power moved to the Toowoomba back in 1959, not long after getting married. The attractions of the Queensland city were obvious for a young couple hoping for a family – good schools, a pleasant climate and so many green spaces and parks it’s known across Australia as “the Garden City.” But that wasn’t all.

Prayer responds to human desire for God

May 11, 2011 - 11:04 am .- Religion is intrinsic to man, Pope Benedict XVI noted at his weekly General Audience on May 11.

Catholic publication calls for the protection of religious freedom in Mexico

May 11, 2011 - 08:57 am .- A Catholic publication in Mexico is calling for legislation to protect the religious freedom of Mexicans.

Rocky Mountain men's conference encourages deep conversion

May 11, 2011 - 05:46 am .- Approximately 1,500 men heard a call to profound conversion at the May 7 Rocky Mountain Catholic Men's Conference. The World Arena in Colorado Springs hosted the event, which featured Father Benedict Groeschel, Fr. Larry Richards, Fr. Mitch Pacwa, and Patrick Madrid.

US bishops urge President Obama to act on immigration reform

May 11, 2011 - 12:50 am .- The U.S. bishops responded to President Obama's recent speech on immigration, noting the lack of government action so far in reforming the system.

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